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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday obtained 14-day bodily remand of the chief of the opposition Shehbaz Sharif in regards to the money laundering case.

The courtroom docket ordered the accountability bureau to present Shehbaz Sharif on October 13th.

Shehbaz denied any wrongdoing and argued his case himself throughout the courtroom docket.

Earlier, the opposition chief throughout the National Assembly, who spoke to the media after arriving on the courtroom docket, talked about that his celebration will battle for justice.

Shehbaz Sharif Arrested

On Monday, NAB had arrested the earlier Punjab chief minister after the Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected his interim pre-arrest bail.

The NAB crew arrested him from the courtroom and took him to the NAB Lahore headquarters amid tight security.

Numerous PML-N supporters who’ve been present on the courtroom docket premises chanted slogans in opposition to the NAB and the federal authorities and clashed with the police.

A two-judge bench comprising Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem and Justice Farooq Haider dismissed the petition as withdrawn.

The anti-graft physique has claimed that the belongings of Shehbaz’s family ballooned from Rs2 million to Rs7 billion throughout the last 30 years, which they’ve didn’t justify.

NAB’s Stance

The anti-corruption watchdog alleged that the PML-N president, in connivance collectively along with his co-accused relations, benamidars, entrance males, shut associates, employees, and money changers, developed an organized system of money-laundering for the buildup of belongings disproportionate to his recognized sources of income to the tune of Rs7,328 million.

After holding most people office (largely all through the years 2008 and 2018 when Shehbaz was the chief minister Punjab), his family acquired belongings value Rs 7,328 million, the NAB added.

While sharing the details of belongings of the opposition chief, NAB Lahore extra claimed that the Shehbaz family invested Rs2,770 million in 13 newly-established companies under the umbrella of the Sharif Group of Companies naming the few as M/s Sharif Feed, M/s Chiniot Power, M/s Al-Arabia Sugar Mills, M/s Sharif Dairy Farms, and plenty of others, with out having recognized sources of income.

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